Congressman Crowley Responds to #Deported2Death Campaign

After facing pressure from community groups DRUM and #Not1More, and MPower Change members across the country, Congressman Joseph Crowley, Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus and co-chair of the Congressional Bangladesh Caucus, has sent a letter to the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security urging the agencies to stop the deportations of migrants being held in detention until there can be a thorough assessment of their asylum claims.

The State Department continues to be silent on the issue. Groups are calling on Secretary John Kerry to halt the deportations.

You can read the full text of the letter here.

Mohammad Khan

Mohammad Khan is a campaigner and political organizer from Queens, NY. He’s currently the Campaign Director at MPower Change—the U.S.’s first digitally native grassroots Muslim organization—where he campaigns to organize Muslim communities and allies in the fight for justice for all people. His work focuses on transformative movement-based organizing and building the power of marginalized communities. Mohammad has worked across electoral, issue, and civic engagement campaigning and organizing in New York—from gubernatorial and City Council races to efforts including police reform, protecting public education, and exposing political corruption.